X-ray tube: diagram

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

A: anode; B: Expansion bellows (provide space for oil to expand); C: cathode (and heating-coil); E: tube envelope (evacuated); H: tube housing; O: cooling dielectric oil; R: rotor; S: induction stator; T: anode target; W: tube window 

Case Discussion

Diagrammatic representation of an X-ray tube

  • A: anode
  • B: expansion bellows (provide space for oil to expand)
  • C: cathode (and heating-coil)
  • E: tube envelope (evacuated)
  • H: tube housing
  • O: cooling dielectric oil
  • R: rotor
  • S: induction stator
  • T: anode target
  • W: tube window 

Author: wikipedia:User:ChumpusRex

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rID: 8185
Case created: 17th Jan 2010
Last edited: 10th Apr 2017
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